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Adapting During COVID -  Careful Planning + Creativity + Customer Service on a Whole New Level

By Elizabeth Hirsh

Written by Ibby Wooten and Cathy Meerbergen


In early 2020, Bill was looking forward to moving to a continuing care retirement community where life would be simpler and he could enjoy the array of activities and outing offered. Multiple restaurant venues would provide him with endless dining options. ...

01-03-22 1:00 PM - Comment(s)
The Story of Liquidating a Collection of 12,000 Books

The Story of Liquidating a Collection of 12,000 Books

By Elizabeth Hirsh

This blog was written by Angela McGinn, Downsizing Specialist.

02-16-21 4:02 PM - Comment(s)
Knock, knock. Who's there? Storage space!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Storage space!

By Elizabeth Hirsh

Photo Source: The Container Store

Do you know what's the most underutilized space in a house? The back of a door.  


Many may put up a hook for coats or that umbrella that you use every once in awhile, but there is actually a ton of unused space on a doo...

01-10-21 4:05 PM - Comment(s)
Getting Creative: Zoom Sorting Sessions

Getting Creative: Zoom Sorting Sessions

By Elizabeth Hirsh

"Creativity involves breakout out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way," a quote by Edward de Bono highlights what our team has embraced working during COVID. 

Our roles as move managers are considered essential during the pandemic. We have experienced ...
11-27-20 11:49 AM - Comment(s)
Patsy and cousin, Caroline

Patsy and cousin, Caroline

By Elizabeth Hirsh

At The Downsizers, our Project Managers develop incredible connections with our clients. One of our managers, Ibby Wooten, wanted to share this special connection she encountered with "Patsy and cousin, Caroline." 


Over the days, and often weeks, clients and I work together sorting lea...

03-25-20 12:01 PM - Comment(s)